byEducational Film Institute of New York University and Documentary Film Productions, Inc.
Educating the children of Appalachia. Director: Willard Van Dyke. Script: Spencer Pollard. Photography: Bob Churchill. Narration: Myron McCormick. Editor: Irving Lerner. Music: Fred Stewart. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 18 reviews ) Topics: Education, Appalachia, Rural America
Even the best laid plans can go completely wrong. ”Patterns” is a humorous short story about a young couple who discover their marriage is less than perfect. DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO DOWNLOAD THE PDF: To the left of the page, in blue hyperlink, is the acronym PDF. Place the pointer of your mouse on the hyperlink of the file you want to save, and right click your mouse. Depending on your configuration, you may need to click the left side of your mouse. After clicking, a menu will appear. Look... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: rural America, wedding, marriage
The stories contained on this page were either published in magazines or journals and have been read into audio format by the author. DISCLAIMER: Each story is a work of fiction and similarities to any person living or deceased are coincidence. DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO LISTEN TO THE AUDIO FILES: To stream an audio file, select the file you want to listen to in the stream file menu located to the right of the story description and click the > (arrow) button at the top of the menu. This will... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Short Stories, Rural America, Ethics
“The Long Walk” is a short story about loyalty amongst friends and how those loyalties can be tested. When the main character learns about the mistreatment of her friend, she makes a decision that will forever change their lives. ABOUT THIS STORY: “The Long Walk” was written in 2004, but did not appear in print until 2005 when it was published in Senior Views, a magazine based in Southern Illinois. DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO DOWNLOAD THE PDF: To the left of the page, in blue hyperlink, is the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: rural America, early twentieth century, friendship, loyalty
Sings the praises of rural electrification. Story of a farm family whose work and play are transformed when their place is hooked up to the grid. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Electricity, Rural America, Agriculture: Farms and farming
Humanistic film showing the effects of an oil discovery on Williston, North Dakota and the surrounding region. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Rural America, Oil industry, North Dakota
A farmer is convinced that his tractor will do more and better if it rolls on Goodyear tires rather than steel wheels. Includes scenes of tractor tire manufacturing. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Tires, Agriculture: Farms and farming, Rural America
A farmer is convinced that his tractor will do more and better if it rolls on Goodyear tires rather than steel wheels. Includes scenes of tractor tire manufacturing. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Tires, Agriculture: Farms and farming, Rural America
LibriVox recording of Oldtown Folks by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. 1870's rural Massachusetts communities became famous as “Oldtown” in Harriet Beecher Stowe's 7th novel and national bestseller. Based partially on her husband Rev. Calvin Stowe's childhood memories and other old timers' recollections, this story of growing up in rural New England just after the American Revolution is one of the earliest examples of local color writing in New England. Young... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, New England, rural america
Advocates increased airport construction, especially in rural America. Describes the centrality of general aviation to the U.S. economy. With many images of American townscapes, especially in rural areas; small-town airports; and businesspeople using small airplanes to expedite their activities. Tech Director: Chet Moulton. Narrator: Marx Hartman. Recording: Cinesound. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Aviation: General, Aviation: Airports, Rural America
Audio recording of an interview with Irene Rivera for the LiRA project (digital.kenyon.edu/lkca), Topics: latino experience, latino, latina, rural america, knox, knox county, oral history, lira, latinos in...
Educational film about the restructuring of public education, primarily the merging of smaller schoolhouses in rural areas into larger and improved schools. Topics: Society: Education, Motion Pictures: In Education, Rural America
Recorded in 1998, memories from 8 participants are organized into general categories. The earliest memories are from 1912, from a parishioner who was confirmed in the 1920s. Topics: oral history, lutheranism, rural america, church community, great depression, wordl war two
In The News: There are an infinite number of 'rules' in the financial game, but the one overweening rule? NO DRAMA! That IS NOT what happened yesterday. Global financial meltdown overview. The 'meltdown' may already be affecting the average American. Massachusetts is studying whether the financial/mortgage crisis is causing MASSIVE homeless problems in the state... The shelters are overflowing. Tonight's Enter-mercial/Info-tainment... Barack Obama and John McCain will meet in a town hall style... Topics: Travus T. Hipp, Cabale News Service, KPIG, Politics, News, Alternative News, U.S. Foreign Policy,... Source: KPIG Radio Freedom California